Skip to content

    Lung Cancer Health Center

    News and Features Related to Lung Cancer

    1. Hormones Raise Risk of Lung Cancer Death

      June 3, 2009 (Orlando) -- The hormone replacement therapy taken by millions of women to relieve hot flashes and other symptoms of menopause may raise the risk of dying from lung cancer, researchers say. New findings from the landmark Women’s Health Initiative study show that women with non-small cel

      Read Full Article
    2. Lung CT Scans Produce False Alarms

      June 1, 2009 (Orlando) -- One in three people who undergo serial CT scans to spot lung cancer are given false-positive results that can lead to unnecessary -- and potentially harmful -- follow-up tests, government researchers report. The false alarms also cause needless anxiety that can have a negat

      Read Full Article
    3. Urine Test for Lung Cancer?

      April 20, 2009 (Denver) -- Researchers are a step closer to developing a simple urine test to identify smokers at high risk of developing lung cancer. Although the test is still years away, the hope is to spot high-risk people earlier, when there’s still time to prevent or treat the cancer, says Jia

      Read Full Article
    4. Phosphates May Raise Lung Cancer Risk

      Dec. 30, 2008 -- New research suggests a possible link between lung cancer risk and phosphate. Phosphate is a nutrient found in nature. Phosphates are also added to a variety of processed foods, including some baking mixes, colas, meat and poultry products, cheeses, canned tuna, puddings, toothpaste

      Read Full Article
    5. Broccoli: A Smoker's Best Buddy?

      Nov. 18, 2008 -- Smokers and former smokers who eat lots of broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may be less likely than other smokers to develop lung cancer. Researchers at Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo, N.Y. reported that news today in Washington, D.C. at an American Association of

      Read Full Article
    6. Lung Cancer Genes Raise Treatment Hopes

      Oct. 22, 2008 -- A huge study funded by the National Institutes of Health triples the number of genes linked to lung cancer and points toward new treatments. The study analyzed DNA sequences from 623 genes in tumor samples from 188 patients with lung adenocarcinoma, the most common form of lung canc

      Read Full Article
    7. Red Wine May Cut Risk of Lung Cancer

      Oct. 7, 2008 -- Red wine may reduce the risk of lung cancer in men, especially smokers, a new study shows. The study, published in Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention, used data from The California Men's Health Study, which includes 84,170 men between 45 and 69 who are members of the Kaise

      Read Full Article
    8. Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers: Men Die More

      Sept. 9, 2008 -- Researchers looking into lung cancers in nonsmokers have found that men seem to die from the disease more than women. The reasons for this are not clear from the study results. Researchers led by the American Cancer Society's Michael Thun, MD, looked at data to try to better underst

      Read Full Article
    9. Incense Linked to Airway Cancers

      Aug. 25, 2008 -- People who breathe burning incense over long periods have an increased risk of developing certain cancers, even if they don't smoke cigarettes, a new study shows. Long-term exposure to incense fumes was associated with an increased risk for most upper respiratory cancers, as well as

      Read Full Article
    10. Granite Countertops a Recipe for Danger?

      July 30, 2008 -- They are beautiful and durable, but do those pricey granite kitchen countertops so popular with home builders and renovators also pose a health risk? Some researchers say they might, but a group representing the granite industry counters that those claims are “alarmist” and that the

      Read Full Article
    Displaying 81 - 90 of 198 Articles << Prev Page 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Next >>

    Today on WebMD

    Xray analysis
    Do you know the myths from the facts?
    chest x-ray
    Get to know them.
     
    woman taking pills
    Tips to managing them.
    Lung cancer xray
    See it in pictures, plus read the facts.
     
    Lung Cancer Risks Myths and Facts
    SLIDESHOW
    Woman getting ct scan
    Article
     
    Improving Lung Cancer Survival Targeted Therapy
    VIDEO
    cancer fighting foods
    Article
     
    Lung Cancer Surprising Differences Between Sexes
    VIDEO
    Pets Improve Your Health
    SLIDESHOW
     
    Vitamin D
    SLIDESHOW
    Lung Cancer Surgery Options
    VIDEO